Total loan: $450


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Lapaha, Tongatapu, Tonga / Arts

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A loan helped to buy some mulberry for her tapa-making business and to help her family.

Meleane's story

Meet Meleane, a 33-year-old mother of two children. She is married to a seasonal worker husband who picks fruit. They live in their own house.

Meleane is running a tapa making business for the first time to help her family's needs and wants. She joined a group of women in her own village. Each member has her own turn and only one turns each month. She can produce two tapa a month. She hopes to use this loans for buying mulberry to help her with her business and she can earn more income for the going concern of her business life.

She has a vision of becoming successful in her first time in business and to help educate her children so that they become self-reliant children in their future.